Galeria Namu, San Jose

4.9
Do some shopping with an ethical spin at Galeria Namu, a fair-trade traditional arts and crafts shopping area showcasing the work of local artisans and craftspeople. Survey the wide array of art and other ornamental ephemera from a variety of indigenous cultures, including woven Wounaan baskets, Bribrí canoes, Huetar reed mats, Chorotega ceramics, Guaymí dolls, and Boruca masks, as well as a wide range of modern Afro-Caribbean artisanal crafts. If considering a visit to these cultures in person, inquire about reserving tour arrangements at the gallery. Discover how to plan a San Jose trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Ours search for indigenous art in San Jose led to Galeria Namu. We nearly missed it though because although it is advertised as an art gallery and indeed it is one, it presents as a shop. And how it p...  more »
  • This is such a great place to get to know some culture of Costa Rica. The host was telling us amazing stories about these handmade masks, he was really kind! Highly recommended :-)  more »
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  • Excuse me people - the gallery is quite open everyday. Please correct the "Closed" tag on this location
  • Awesome place! Connell is incredibly knowledgeable about indigenous culture. He is very careful when working with indigenous groups using fair trade and sustainability practices. Good prices and a large percentage of his sales goes back to the artist.
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